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For the past two months, Camp Verde resident Carolanne Moore has been studying drawing from Penny McElhaney, left, of McElhaney Studio Atelier. “She has a unique style for teaching,” Moore says of McElhaney. “And she cuts you no slack.” VVN/Bill Helm

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Day in the Life of ... Penny McElhaney

Classical art instructor

Artists are not born. They are made, says Penny McElhaney, classical art instructor and founder of the McElhaney Studio Atelier in Camp Verde.